It is the first rational exposition of the relations of mankind to the mystery which shrouds the how and wherefore of man's existence, the first honest protest against our long, long martyrdom.
The first rational exposition of the relations of mankind to the mystery which shrouds the how and wherefore of man’s existence.william winwood reade
But strength alone though of the Muses born Is like a fallen angel: trees uptorn, Darkness, and worms, and shrouds, and sepulchres Delight it; for it feeds upon the burrs, And thorns of life; forgetting the great end Of poesy, that it should be a friend To sooth the cares, and lift the thoughts of man.john keats
Fifty feet of mast lay in the heaving water, downed lines and shrouds holding it there.abby sunderland
And the wind plays on those great sonorous harps, the shrouds and masts of ships.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Soft o'er the shrouds aerial whispers breathe, That seemed but zephyrs to the train beneath.Alexander Pope